From May 26-June 2, Prof. George Edward Steven, life-time honorary Dean of Kent State University business school (USA) and assigned AACSB Accreditation Mentor visited School of Management, Zhejiang University.
It was the first time visit for mentor to our school, and the purpose is to work with our school to determine its current alignment with AACSB accreditation standards and assist with the development of a Standards Alignment Plan.
During the visit, Prof. Stevens was received by Vice President Ping Wu and President Assistant Jieping Fan, who gave a detailed introduction of Zhejiang University and showed their fully support for school’s Accreditation work. He also held talks with SOM management staff and Academician Qingrui XU. Office of Academic Education, Office of MBA Program, Office of EMBA Program introduced in detail for their respective work. Besides, Prof. Stevens visited Xizi Group and Metersbonwe .After tight schedule of talks and discussions, Prof. Stevens gave a very positive evaluation for our school ,but he also pointed out the ratio of academic teachers in some discipline is not enogh, and academic quality assurance system should be perfected.
In this visit, not only school management and functional departments, but also teachers and students paid great attention and put lots of efforts for accreditation work.